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ChatterPix - Add voice to images

ChatterPix -  Add voice to images | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Get ChatterPix - by Duck Duck Moose on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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It's free! They also have an app for kids 13 and under. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chatterpix-kids-by-duck-duck/id734046126?mt=8  It's free too!

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Meryl van der Merwe's curator insight, May 24, 2014 8:04 AM

Looks great for getting kids to present reviews of work

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, May 24, 2014 9:16 AM

I just know there are people out there who will take this idea and run with it....the digital world continues to underscore our playful and creative selves. Have fun!

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 2014 10:26 PM

I know a teacher at NVES who has used this tool with her kids on numerous projects. 

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FRIV - Fun Online Games!

FRIV - Fun Online Games! | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

A safe place to play the very best free games! Free online games include puzzle games, girls/boys games, car games, strategy games, cooking games, building games, animal games, doctor games and more. 

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Great thing about Friv is that it has practically no advertisements. There are some educational games but must are just for fun. Kids love this site.

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8 Great Email Etiquette Tips for Educators & Everyone

8 Great Email Etiquette Tips for Educators & Everyone | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Email etiquette can be hard to learn. Here are 8 great email etiquette tips to help educators and everyone improve their email communications.
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Crazyfads.com - Crazy Fads

Crazyfads.com - Crazy Fads | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Read about fads from the past: hula hoops, disco dancing, pet rocks, goldfish swallowing, flagpole sitting, streaking, Rubik's Cubes, 3D movies, and more.
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From the 1920's til today.

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MakerBot's iPad App Can Now Turn Your Drawings Into 3D-Printable Models - Gizmodo

MakerBot's iPad App Can Now Turn Your Drawings Into 3D-Printable Models - Gizmodo | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
One of the biggest reasons there isn’t a 3D printer in every home—yet—has nothing to do with price or availability.

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Susan Berkowitz's curator insight, Today, 1:12 PM
A great iPad app for learning in the classroom. How cool would it be for special needs students to be able to see their designs come to life?
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ScienceNews for Students

ScienceNews for Students | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Science News for Students offers news and feature stories covering all fields of science, technology, engineering and math for students ages 12 and up. Formerly called Science News for Kids.
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Ollie's Club Free Games - Ollie's World - Interactive sustainability resource for kids

Ollie's Club Free Games - Ollie's World - Interactive sustainability resource for kids | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Ollie's World fun free games to play online or download. Recycling games,Sustainability games,Word Puzzle games,games for PC Mac. Fun games to learn how to reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink in the areas of waste, water, energy, air and biodiversity.
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Earth Day Video Writing Prompts

Earth Day Video Writing Prompts | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
These Earth Week video writing prompts explore the way the environment affects people's lives and how animals respond to man-made development in their habitats.
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Added to my Kids Go Green LiveBinder.

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How Pinterest Is Revolutionizing Your Child’s Classroom

How Pinterest Is Revolutionizing Your Child's Classroom - Bright - Medium
Over half a million education pins are posted every day. And through them, teachers are finding ideas, community, and ne…
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Great article! @thankfulndwI LOVE Pinterest!!! If you're looking for more Education Resources feel free to check out my Pinterest boards here.

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Video games that teach science | The Science Game Center

Video games that teach science | The Science Game Center | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Find science games.
See what scientists, teachers, and students think of them.
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Easy to navigate by age and subject. 
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Virtual Labs

Virtual Labs | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
These Virtual Labs help students learn basic laboratory techniques and practice methods used by lab technicians and researchers in a variety of careers, using specific food science lab processes.
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Nice interactive site.

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Crash Course | Classroom Resources - PBS LearningMedia

Crash Course | Classroom Resources - PBS LearningMedia | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

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"From Science to Social Studies, Crash Course offers it all in quick-paced, imaginative videos aimed at learners of all ages. Explore the amazing collection here, with new resources and courses added constantly to broaden the reaches of the Crash Course experience. "


Grades 9-13

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, March 4, 12:29 AM

"From Science to Social Studies, Crash Course offers it all in quick-paced, imaginative videos aimed at learners of all ages. Explore the amazing collection here, with new resources and courses added constantly to broaden the reaches of the Crash Course experience. "

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Science Snacks: Projects and Activities You Can Do! | Exploratorium

Science Snacks: Projects and Activities You Can Do! | Exploratorium | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

Full of Snacks...but they're not the kind you eat. They're the kind you can learn from and have fun with. Exploratorium Science Snacks are miniature versions of some of the most popular exhibits at the Exploratorium.

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Fun science kids can do at home or school.

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Extreme Science | Science Technology | Earth Science

Extreme Science | Science Technology | Earth Science | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Extreme Science is the place online to find the biggest, baddest, and the best in the world of extremes and learn about the science behind what makes each the most extreme example of its kind.
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Kids will enjoy this. Includes many videos. Categories include: Animal Kingdom, Earth, Ocean, Resources, Space, Time, and Weather, 

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100+ Kid Friendly Brain Games

100+ Kid Friendly Brain Games | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Great Workouts for your Brain
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I updated this binder this weekend and added a slew of new games. Something for every age. Includes puzzles, logic games, physics games, engineering games, plexers, sterograms and how to create them online, riddles, brain teasers, rubik's cubes and how to solve one, optical illusions, printables and much, much more.

A few of my favorites are:

Fantastic Contraption

Smart Kit

Solid Edge

Only Drawing Games

Kid Chess

QWOP

Math Playground 

Battleship

Zoopz

Printable Plexers

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Teaching Channel: Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers

Teaching Channel: Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
For Common Core resources, teacher videos, strategies and lesson plans, go to Teaching Channel. Find great ideas and strategies in classroom teaching videos covering Math, Science, English, History and more.
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A resource not to miss.

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20Q.net Inc.

20Q.net Inc. | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
The original
online game that spawned the amazing 20Q handheld toy.
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Students will find this fun game amazing. You think of something and the computer will guess it in 20 questions or less. Start with the red ball on the left or choose from categories provided.

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TenMarks Announces Free Summer Math Program for Families

TenMarks Announces Free Summer Math Program for Families | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
FUN IN THE SUN--WITH MATH: It’s never too early to start thinking about summer. (Yep, that’s why our summer coding camps for kids and guide are live!) TenMarks is right there with ya. It’s offering a free Summer Math program for families--basically three months of online math, from first grade to Al

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WooHoo!

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U.S. National Park ServiceFree Entrance Days in the National Parks

U.S. National Park ServiceFree Entrance Days in the National Parks | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
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This weekend U.S. National Parks are free!


Also tomorrow you and your students can join an informative Twitter chat with NatGeo and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell  about our National Parks


"Join Nat Geo‘s resident parks guru, John Francis (@johnmfrancis), and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (@Interior) for our next Twitter chat this Friday—just in time for National Park Week.

> Here’s how:
  • When: 2 to 3 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 17
  • Where: On Twitter via @NatGeoTravel. Follow the hashtag #NatGeoTravelChat to join us!

During the live chat, John and Sally will be responding to ten questions that will be revealed periodically over the hour. But make no mistake: We want to hear from you, too.

John, Sally, and the Nat Geo Travel team will be retweeting their favorite responses, so be sure to follow along and contribute to the conversation by using the hashtag #NatGeoTravelChat."

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Using Google Earth on Earth Day - Google Earth Blog

Using Google Earth on Earth Day - Google Earth Blog | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Using Google Earth on Earth Day
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Added to my Kids Go Green LiveBinder.

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Blank lined/graph/dotted paper templates that you can customize - Paperkit

Blank lined/graph/dotted paper templates that you can customize - Paperkit | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

Make your own lined, graph and dotted paper. Customize page and grid size as well as the color of the lines. Download as a free printable PDF

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Free Screen Capture Tool | DuckCapture

Free Screen Capture Tool | DuckCapture | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

DuckCapture comes with four capture modes that make screen capture easy! Capture a window on your screen, region of your screen, or the contents of a tall web page that scrolls. You can easily edit, and share a screenshot. Don’t waste time cropping your captures. DuckCapture is exactly what you need.

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Nice tool!  Easy to use.

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Space Science Institute

Space Science Institute | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it

SSI is on the leading edge of creating new, affordable, efficient, and far-reaching models for earth and space science research and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.

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Many nice interactives and games.

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ABCya! Animation for Kids | Create an animation online with ABCya! Animate

ABCya! Animation for Kids | Create an animation online with ABCya! Animate | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Animation for Kids | Create an animation online with ABCya! Animate
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ABCya! Animate is a great way for kids to make animations on the web. "The new version features a colorful and intuitive interface, 100 frames, grouping, arranging and over 100 images." Animations can be saved as gifs.

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The Comic Book Periodic Table of the Elements

The Comic Book Periodic Table of the Elements | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
This site contains comic book images linked to the chemical elements via the periodic table. Comics include Uncle $crooge, Metal Men, Metamorpho, Batman, Fantastic Four, Superman, and many more.
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Interesting resource.

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Why, and how, schools should be using Instagram

Why, and how, schools should be using Instagram | Education Matters - (tech and non-tech) | Scoop.it
Instagram is huge. As in 300 million users huge. As in, your students, and probably their parents, are on it. Already, 30 billion photos have been shared on the platform. There’s a lot going on there.

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